Cinema: Mischief for Misfits

Malamondo pretends to investigate contemporary youth in Europe, following the guidelines laid down by such through-the-keyhole documentaries as Mondo Cane and Women of the World.

The pseudo-sociology begins soberly enough with Philosopher Bertrand Rusell interviewing a band of clean-shaven war babies "who don't want to belong to any mass society; they want to be different." Different they are. In Italy, mindless young things don their party best and spark the fun at a swank resort by butchering a pig. "Will they do it again?" asks the narrator with elaborate seriousness. "If so, then...

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